Watermelon Plants
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Watermelons

Zone 06512 | donnaeddie added on July 30, 2012 | Answered

What are the flowers that grow on the vine of the watermelon plants?

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    Nikki
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    Answered on July 31, 2012

    If you are seeing the yellow flowers, it will start growing melons soon. Melons have male and female flowers, just like squash (https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/female-male-squash-blossoms.htm). It will put out lots of male blossoms at first and will eventually put out female blossoms. If you see the female blossoms and immature fruit falling off, you may need to hand pollinate. This article will help with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/melons/hand-pollinating-melons.htm

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